Archive for category: Parenting

Family Fur Child

30 Mar
March 30, 2012

akiraEvery night after the kids are asleep, it’s just me, Lance and Akira.  Akira is our dog who is 13 years old and she is a pit bull terrier.  I have had her since she was 8 weeks old and I got her from a breeder in Delaware when I was 21.  I have had to make a lot of sacrifices having this breed of dog over the years because of housing rules and regulations and breed specifications.  I do not believe in getting rid of pets because of moving homes.  In fact, it really upsets me that people are so quick to get rid of them just because of an apartment or a house.  Yes, I know that sometimes ‘that’ apartment or house can be really amazing and they may not take animals but I feel like that decision should have been made when you committed to taking on the RESPONSIBILITY of caring for that animal. Read more →

Anti-Potty Trainer

29 Mar
March 29, 2012

I am asked all the time if Max is potty trained.  He just turned three this month and no he is not.  He uses the potty before, during or after bath time but has no desire besides that yet.  I talked with my friend Julie who is one of my mommy mentors, and I did what she did to prepare for the training.  We went out and bought the portable potty for whatever room he’ll go in and we purchased fun new undies!  Sponge Bob, Mickey Mouse and Donald Duck.  We are using up our last case of diapers and were going to start then.  Except there’s one thing.  I don’t want to do it!! Read more →

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